Weaponry

Weaponry of World War II

Weaponry of WW2 is the online source about the tanks, guns, artillery, fighter and bomber planes as well as warships of the Allies and the Axis powers during World War II. The weapon systems from Germany, US, Britain, Russia, Japan, Italy and other nations will be found details about their history, specifications, pictures and a 3D model.

This weaponry collection is regularly extended and updated. Many of the weapons are or will be in the future an integral part of the strategy game WW2 Total and the information and specifications are also used for the ongoing development.


Weaponry Categories
Fighters Bombers
Tanks Artillery
Infantry Ships

Production and losses of tanks

Knocked-out Russian T-34

Production and losses of tanks on the Russian Front 1941-1945. back to Part I: Russian vs German AFVs in WW II If the Western Allies would not take into consideration, and the Russians had not received the 11,900 armored vehicles… learn more

MG42

3D model MG42

German machine gun MG42 History, development, service, specifications, statistics, pictures, video and 3D model. MG42 Type: light or heavy machine gun History: When the production of MG34 models was obviously insufficient for the German Army’s needs, a new design of… learn more

Mauser Karabiner 98K

3D model of Mauser 98K

German standard infantry rifle Mauser Karabiner 98K History, development, service, specifications, statistics, pictures, video and 3D model. Karabiner 98k (Kar 98k) Type: Infantry rifle History The Mauser 98K was the last of the long line of Mauser rifles used by… learn more

Browning machine guns

Browning-M1917

Browning M1917 and M1919 machine guns. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3d-model. Browning M1917, M1919 Type: heavy machine gun. Browning M1917 John Moses Browning had begun work on his first machine gun in 1889, when American forces were still… learn more

MP44, StuG44, StG-44, MP43

3d model of MP 44

German assault rifle Sturmgewehr 44 (StuG44, StG-44, MP43 or MP44) History, development, service, specifications, statistics, pictures, video and 3D model. MP43, MP44, StuG44, StG-44, Sturmgewehr 44 or ‘vollautomatischer Karabiner Md 44’ (full-automatic carbine) Type: Automatic assault rifle. History: During the… learn more

King Tiger tank

King Tiger in Panzermuseum Munster

King Tiger – German heavy battle tank Panzer VI Tiger II History, development, service, specifications, statistics, pictures, video and 3D model. Panzerkampfwagen VI Ausf. B. (SdKfz 182) Type: German heavy tank. History No earlier was the Tiger tank being produced… learn more

Panzer VI Ausf B (part II)

3d model King Tiger

German heavy battle tank Panzer VI Ausf B Tiger II (part II) Production, service, specifications, statistics and 3D model. to Part I of Kingtiger tank Production Manufacturing of the Tiger II, or Panzerkampfwagen VI Tiger II Ausf B (SdKfz 182)… learn more

Battleship Bismarck

3d model Battleship Bismarck

Battleship Bismarck. History, development, final cruise, specifications, pictures and 3d model of the German warship. Design, construction and final cruise of battleship Bismarck. Bismarck class (two ships: Bismarck and Tirpitz) Type: Battleship History: After World War One the enforced setting… learn more

Operation Rhine Exercise

Bismarck is firing on Hood

Operation Rheinuebung (‘Rhine Exercise’), the final cruise of the Bismarck Detailed action, numerous photos and video. here to Part I: development, specifications, and 3d model of Bismarck Operation Rhine Excercise, the final cruise of the Bismarck In that month, in… learn more

MP40, MP38

3d model of MP38

German sub-machine guns MP40, MP38 – the German Army’s trademark. History, development, service, specifications, pictures, video and 3D model. MP40, MP38 Type: German submachine guns. History: In 1938, having contemplated the trends and tactics of the Spanish Civil War, the… learn more

88 mm gun Flak 18, 36, 37

3D model of 88 mm Flak 36.

German medium anti-aircraft gun Flak 18, 36 and 37. History, development, service, specifications, statistics, pictures, video and 3D model. 88mm gun Flak 18, 36 and 37. Type: medium anti-aircraft gun, but often used as anti-tank or field gun. History: The… learn more

Ariska Rifle Meiji 38

Japanese soldier in the Second World War

Japanese infantry rifle Type 38 Ariska. History, development, service, specifications and pictures. Ariska rifle Type 38 Type: Infantry rifle. History When the Japanese Army, like many others, decided to introduce a magazine rifle, it came to the realization that the… learn more

Panzer VI Tiger (Part II)

Tiger I

Panzer VI Ausf E (Tiger I) Service, specifications, statistics and 3D model. to Part I of Tiger tank Combat service The first unit, which was equipped with the Tiger tank was the first platoon of 502. heavy Panzer Abteilung, which… learn more

Tiger tank

Panzer VI Tiger I

Panzer VI Ausf E (Tiger I) History, development, service, specifications, statistics, pictures, video and 3D model. Pzkpfw VI Tiger I (Ausf. E, Sdkfz 181) Typ: German heavy tank. History: As far back as 1938 the Wehrmacht had realized that the… learn more

Mosin-Nagant rifle

3D model of Mosin-Nagant

Russian infantry rifle Model 1930G, carbine 1938G and 1944G. History, development, service, specifications, pictures and 3D model. Mosin-Nagant Model 1930G Type: Infantry rifle. History: The Model 1930G (sometimes called the 1891/30) is one of a series of rifles based on… learn more

Firearms shooting

Dragunov sniper rifle

Videos about shooting with different hand guns, assault guns and carbines. Here are videos about shooting with different firearms from other periods than WW2. Shooting with different hand guns, assault guns and carbines: Automatic Pistol, Weihrauch cal. 22, Magnum Revolver,… learn more

Trenchgun

3d model Trenchgun

German WW2 Pump gun Pump action shotgun. Type: German WW2 Trenchgun. History: The popular called ‘Pump guns’ (or pump-action shotguns) were widely used during both World Wars for the battles in the trenches, jungles and forests and fightings in cities.… learn more

B-17 Fortress

3d model Boeing B-17G

High-altitude bomber Boeing B-17 Fortress. History, development, service, specification, pictures and 3D model. Boeing B-17 Fortress Type: High-altitude strategic bomber. History: In May 1934 the US Army Air Corps issued a specification for a multi-engined anti-shipping bomber to defend the… learn more

T-34-85

3d model of T-34-85

Russian medium tank T-34 with 85-mm gun. History, development, service, specification, pictures and 3D model. T-34-85 Type: Russian medium battle tank. History: The inability of the T-34 Model 1943 adequately to deal with the new German armour, like the Panzer… learn more

Ju 88 bomber

3d model Junkers Ju 88

German medium bomber Junkers Ju 88. History, development, service, specification, pictures and 3D model. Junkers Ju 88 Type: medium bomber, dive bomber, close support aircraft, night fighter, heavy fighter, torpedo plane, reconnaissance aircraft and pilotless missile. History: Regarding the range… learn more